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Shabazz Napier

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  • Letters: Things get ugly at Dodger Stadium

    Letters: Things get ugly at Dodger Stadium
    Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to...
  • Lakers fade in second half of 145-130 loss to Rockets

    The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130. Nash climbed to 10,335,...
  • Rex Chapman expects John Calipari to be Kentucky coach next season

    Rex Chapman expects John Calipari to be Kentucky coach next season
    Where will John Calipari be coaching next season?  Will he leave the Kentucky Wildcats to join the Lakers? "I still think Kentucky," said Rex Chapman on "The Dan Patrick Show" on Tuesday. Chapman started a firestorm on Monday, tweeting that Calipari...
  • Mike D'Antoni is happy to have Jordan Farmar and Steve Nash back

    With just five games remaining in the season, Mike D'Antoni laughed at the fact he finally now has Steve Nash and Jordan Farmar back in the lineup. "You either have them all or none," D'Antoni said Tuesday before the Lakers played the Houston Rockets....
  • NCAA approves unlimited meals and snacks for players

    NCAA approves unlimited meals and snacks for players
    Who said the NCAA can't respond in a timely fashion when it is under savage daily attack and facing several lawsuits that could put college's governing body out of business? Only days after Connecticut basketball star Shabazz Napier complained that he...
  • UConn Men's Season For The Ages

    UConn Men's Season For The Ages
    Admit it, office bracketologists, many of you didn't think the University of Connecticut Huskies would go far in the NCAA tournament. And your skepticism was not without reason; most of the time, Goliath beats David. Well, David just hit the big guy...
  • UCLA football: Bruins ready to fill plates under new NCAA food rule

    UCLA football: Bruins ready to fill plates under new NCAA food rule
    UCLA football players might be receiving more than food for thought. The NCAA Legislative Council proposed a rule change this week that would allow universities to provide athletes unlimited meals and snacks. If the Division I Board of Directors...
  • UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney

    UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — In recent years, the NCAA Tournament has seemed at times to be but a short stop on the ever-shorter route from high school to the pros. "Kids all have their bags packed and expect to be in the NBA," said Southern Methodist coach...
  • Ollie, Hoiberg Run Similar Offenses All The Way To Sweet 16

    Ollie, Hoiberg Run Similar Offenses All The Way To Sweet 16
    NEW YORK — They are both 41, have been friends since high school and have taken similar career paths through college. But UConn's Kevin Ollie and Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg, whose teams meet in the NCAA's East Regional semifinal Friday night at...
  • NCAA tournament: Who will win today's Sweet 16 games? [poll]

    The NCAA tournament continues today with four games on the schedule in the Sweet 16 round: Michigan vs. Tennessee, Louisville vs. Kentucky, Iowa State vs. Connecticut and Virginia vs. Michigan State. Who do you think will win each game? 2014 NCAA...
  • Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?

    Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?
    NEW YORK — Each has a story to tell and all of them paid a lot of dollars to tell it. Yet in the end, the message that their passion sends is the same: Hey, John Swofford! Hey Jim Delany! Hey, ACC, Big Ten and the other power brokers in college...
  • For Samuel, A Home Game To Cherish

    NEW YORK – When Terrence Samuel heard "The Garden," his eyes lit up. He didn't look at the bracket, didn't realize everything that had happened when the Huskies advanced to the Sweet 16. "I actually didn't know until after we won in Buffalo,"...